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Contributions of Civil Rights Workers Recognizedi
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August 25, 2013 9:24 PM
Fifty years ago millions of African Americans were in a struggle for racial equality in the southern United States. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s but there were many others who followed his lead and made great sacrifices in the quest for equal rights and freedoms. VOA Chris Simkins has more on the impact made by those in the shadows of the movement.

Contributions of Civil Rights Workers Recognized

Published August 25, 2013

Fifty years ago millions of African Americans were in a struggle for racial equality in the southern United States. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s but there were many others who followed his lead and made great sacrifices in the quest for equal rights and freedoms. VOA Chris Simkins has more on the impact made by those in the shadows of the movement.